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MINERAL RIDGE - Barbara A. Rambo, 75, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, at home.

She was born Aug. 31, 1943, in Youngstown, the daughter of Matthew and Helen (Todi) Urbania, and had lived in the area most of her life.

A graduate of Howland High School, Barbara retired from Trumbull County Job and Family Services after 30 years of employment.

A member for the Mineral Ridge Church of Christ, she enjoyed crochet, quilting, flowers, gardening, and cooking.

Fond memories of Barbara live on with her two daughters, Christine (Eric) Babcock of Mineral Ridge and Elaine Manusakis of Youngstown; two step-daughters, Terri Ciminero of Youngstown and Paula Rambo of Indiana; a daughter-in-law, Nona Rambo of Mineral Ridge; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Mark of Vienna and Joseph (Darlene) Urbania of Akron.

Preceding her in death are her parents, her loving husband, Francis P. “Bill” Rambo, whom she married Aug. 11, 1979, and who passed April 11, 2018; and a stepson, William Rambo.

Services are at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018, at the Staton-Borowski Funeral Home, with the Rev. Ron Blakeman officiating.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, at the funeral home.

Her urn will be laid to rest at All Souls Cemetery at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Hospice of the Valley, 5190 Market St., Youngstown, OH44512.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Staton-Borowski Funeral Home, 962 North Road, NE, Warren, OH 44483, 330-394-6200. “Dedicated to serving your loved ones”.

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Guestbook Entries

A mothers love is forever

“Our Dear Barb, was more than a lot her in law, more than a step mother! Barb was truly a mother to many and she will be missed. Our deepest sympathy to Elaine and Chris. May the God of all comfort be with you and comfort you as time passes. The promise of the resurrection here on the earth will take place very shortly, may the hope of being reunited again be yours in fulfillment of Revelation 21:3-4 ”

 » Nona Rambo on December 8, 2018

Sorry for your loss

“Elaine, Seeing that beautiful picture of your mom, is all I needed to know that she was special. You have her good looks and I'm sure much more from being her daughter. You have my deep sympathy upon losing your mother and my wish that you will be comforted by your memories. Elsie”

 » Elsie Dursi on December 7, 2018

My Condolences

“Elaine , so sorry for the loss of your mom. She was wonderful , glad to have had the opportunity to spend time with her at a cook out for her birthday. She was a special lady. She will live on in your hearts. My condolences to you and your family. ❤️ ”

 » Linda Fanfer on December 7, 2018

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